Sustainable Energy in America 2024 Factbook

Tracking Market & Policy Trends

The Sustainable Energy in America Factbook provides valuable year-over-year data and insights on the American energy transformation.

Clean Energy Transition Thrives in 2023, Boosted by Strong Federal Policies

Emissions fall as investment in the U.S. energy transition reaches new heights.

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The Sustainable Energy in America Factbook – produced annually for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy by BloombergNEF – provides valuable year-over-year data and insights on the American energy transformation.

In 2023, U.S. clean energy sectors proved resilient as both mature and emerging decarbonization industries grew despite interest rate and supply chain difficulties. A suite of federal policies provided clear signals to the market, which responded with record-breaking levels of investment and deployment.

The 2024 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook covers the progress of the energy efficiency, natural gas, and renewable energy sectors. Download the report to find the latest data on these clean energy industries, as well as sustainable infrastructure, energy storage, hydrogen, renewable natural gas, electric vehicles, digitalization, industrial emissions, carbon capture storage, and more.

Key Trends

Read the topline trends on the market response to the IRA, global investment in the energy transition, the electricity generation portfolio, U.S. emissions, and more.

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State-Specific Facts

The Minnesota Energy Factsheet is a companion to the 2024 Factbook that outlines key trends influencing Minnesota’s investment and economics, energy supply, and energy demand. As the American energy sector continues its transformation to cleaner, cheaper sustainable energy, Minnesota remains a leader.

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The Factbook’s critical insights provide a blueprint to navigating the clean energy future – a must-read for leaders in this space.

– Pauline McLean, SVP, External Relations and Chief Legal Officer, Capital Power

The Factbook is a pivotal tool that not only provides us with a snapshot of clean energy development in the United States but also exposes the regulatory hurdles and permitting challenges that block economy-boosting clean energy projects.

– Heather Reams, President, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum

The technology exists today to get to net zero through a combination of energy efficiency, electrification, and digitalization. By touching on all three topics, this year’s Factbook serves as a critical checkpoint on the progress we’ve made and helps build momentum for continued strides toward a more sustainable future.

– Katie McGinty, Vice President and Chief Sustainability and External Relations Officer, Johnson Controls

2024 Factbook Sponsors

The Sustainable Energy in America Factbook was commissioned by BCSE and supported by the generous contributions of the following sponsors:

Previous Factbooks

The Sustainable Energy in America Factbook is an annual publication by BloombergNEF and BCSE, with the first edition produced in 2012. Find all ten previous editions of the Factbook below.